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Cricket | The 10,000 club

Kumar Sangakkara is the latest to join the list of players with 10,000 or more runs in Test matches. Here’s a look at the other players in the group
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First Published: Wed, Jan 02 2013. 08 06 PM IST
Kumar Sangakkara. Photo: Ishara S. Kodikara/AFP
Kumar Sangakkara. Photo: Ishara S. Kodikara/AFP
Updated: Wed, Jan 02 2013. 08 13 PM IST
FASTEST TO GET TO
1,000 runs
Sunil Gavaskar, 21 innings
2,000 runs
Brian Lara, 35 innings
3,000 runs
Brian Lara, 52 innings
4,000 runs
Brian Lara, 76 innings
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5,000 runs
Sunil Gavaskar, 95 innings
6,000 runs
Kumar Sangakkara, 116 innings
7,000 runs
Sachin Tendulkar, 136 innings
8,000 runs
Kumar Sangakkara, 152 innings
9,000 runs
Kumar Sangakkara, 172 innings
10,000 runs
Brian Lara, Sachin Tendulkar, Kumar Sangakkara, 195 innings
11,000 runs
Brian Lara, 213 innings
12,000 runs
Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting, 247 innings
13,000 runs
Sachin Tendulkar, 266 innings
14,000 runs
Sachin Tendulkar, 279 innings
15,000 runs
Sachin Tendulkar, 300 innings
Factoids
Only Mahela Jayawardene has an average below 50.
All the players in the list have scored at least one double hundred.
Tendulkar, Dravid and Waugh have the most unbeaten innings or dismissals in the 90s: 10.
Only two players have scored over 300 in an inning— Lara (400 not out) and Jayawardene (374).
Barring Chanderpaul and Border, all have more than 30 centuries.
No scores/ducks: Dravid (fewest at 8); Steve Waugh (most at 22).
Players closest to the 10,000 mark
Graeme Smith 2002-
Tests, 105; runs, 8,569; average, 49.53; 100s, 26
Virender Sehwag 2001-
Tests, 102; runs, 8,559; average, 50.05; 100s, 23
Compilation and graphics by Manoj Madhavan.
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